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FOR MEDIA ENQUIRIES ONLY PLEASE CONTACT:

Andrea Dickson at KDPR on andrea@kdpr.com.au or phone 07 3136 2555.

For general enquiries please call Brisbane Powerhouse reception on 07 3358 8622.

  • Brisbane Powerhouse launches a new space, ThinkLab at River Studio for creatives

    “An innovative partnership with Brisbane’s leading design firm Luxxbox and Brisbane Powerhouse has resulted in ThinkLab at River Studio – a first-of-its-kind space designed to foster creative momentum and encourage design thinking”

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  • Comedy

    TITANIC SAILS AGAIN AT BRISBANE POWERHOUSE

    Media Release – September 2016 TITANIC SAILS AGAIN AT BRISBANE POWERHOUSE  The greatest story of love, loss and lifeboats returns this spring, with Titanic: The Movie the Play making another voyage to the Brisbane Powerhouse. The smash hit sell-out show of the 2016 Brisbane Comedy Festival will once more turn the Powerhouse Plaza into the […]

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  • Theatre

    DEVOUR DIVERSE ENTERTAINMENT AT THE 2016 SHORT+SWEET FESTIVAL

    Snap up bite sized theatre and cabaret at the 2016 Short+Sweet Festival as it returns to Brisbane from the 14th to 23rd of July and the Gold Coast from the 4th to the 13th of August. In its eighth year of entertaining Queensland audiences, Short+Sweet Festival will be serving up a banquet of theatre and […]

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  • Theatre

    REALITY TV-INSPIRED FEMINIST SATIRE HITS THE STAGE

    Brisbane Powerhouse presents We Get It by Elbow Room  “It’s provocative and hilarious, full of bleak intimacies and whip-smart observations… brilliantly subversive and entertaining.” The Age Reality TV competition meets feminism in We Get It, a theatrical satire that premiered to rave reviews in Melbourne Theatre Company’s NEON Festival. Now Brisbane audiences can see We […]

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  • Theatre

    Submissions Open for 2017 MELT Queer Arts Festival

    MELT queer arts festival returns to Brisbane Powerhouse in January 2017 and artists are invited to submit their concerts, plays, cabarets, musicals, dance pieces and more to be included in the festival. Applications are open until Friday 20 May 2016 and all information is available at brisbanepowerhouse.org/for-artists/submitting-a-show. According to festival producer Adam Gardnir 2017’s festival […]

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  • ARTIST CALL OUT FOR WONDERLAND FESTIVAL 2016

    Musicians, comedians, poets, theatre-makers, burlesque performers and circus stars are all invited to get their submissions in for Brisbane Powerhouse’s 2016 Wonderland Festival. With 100% of the net box office being returned to the artist, the festival model is designed to maximise artist benefits and control. Applications are now open and close on Monday 2 […]

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  • Music Theatre

    AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL BRINGS CLASSIC NEW ZEALAND MUSIC TO LIFE

    Thursday 13 April Brisbane Powerhouse presents Daffodils [inspired by true events] by arrangement with Arts Projects Australia with support from Creative New Zealand’s Touring Australia Initiative WINNER Auckland Theatre Award 2014 WINNER Best Debut, Metro NZ 2014 NOMINATED Best Play, SWANZ 2014 Crowded House, Bic Runga, Chris Knox, The Mint Chicks and many more classic New […]

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  • Music

    AUSTRALIAN GUITAR VIRTUOSO BROTHERS RETURN TO BRISBANE

    Brisbane Powerhouse presents Grigoryan Brothers – This Time “The Grigoryan Brothers have a reputation of performing together so emphatically, they become extensions of each other” The Courier Mail “…guitar playing of uncommon originality and authority.” The New York Times After recent tours to China and Brazil, acclaimed guitar duo the Grigoryan Brothers return to Brisbane […]

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  • COMEDY SUPERSTARS HEAD TO BRISBANE FOR MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL ROADSHOW

    Thursday 7 April 2016 Get ready for a massive night of hilarity as comedy superstars Pajama Men, Bob Franklin, Rachel Berger, Xavier Michelides and Sean Choolburra hit the Brisbane Powerhouse stage from Wednesday 4 – Saturday 7 May for the annual Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow. Now in its 17th year, this year’s Brisbane MC […]

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  • Music

    Genre busting sounds set to shake the city for QSOCurrent 2016

    Three world premieres over two days starring music’s most wanted Last year QSOCurrent reset the dial with internationally acclaimed beatboxer Tom Thum performing off the rails music with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra under the incredibly talented baton of composer Gordon Hamilton; and this year the program is set to break even more new ground. QSOCurrent […]

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  • Visual

    EXPERIENCE THE REAL, IMAGINARY, ANIMAL AND HUMAN AT VISUAL ARTS EXHIBIT, HOMUNCULI

    Brisbane Powerhouse presents Homunculi by Zoe Porter Interdisciplinary artist Zoe Porter brings her latest exhibition Homunculi to Brisbane Powerhouse from Tuesday 22 March–Sunday 17 April 2016. To launch Homunculi, the Official Opening Night on Thursday 24 March will contain a live collaborative performance between artist Zoe Porter, circus performer Olivia Porter (Circus Oz) and musician […]

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  • MOLLY RINGWALD + HARRY SHEARER ANNOUNCED FOR QUEENSLAND CABARET FESTIVAL 2016

    Cult movie icon Molly Ringwald and actor and comedy-mastermind Harry Shearer (The Simpsons, Spinal Tap) with acclaimed singer-songwriter Judith Owen, have been announced as the headline acts for the Queensland Cabaret Festival line-up for Brisbane Powerhouse. Limited early bird tickets for both shows will be on-sale from 10am this Tuesday 8 March, giving patrons access […]